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National Summary


Sunshine and showers today over the northern half of the country. Parts of the south midlands will be mainly dry. Rain will develop in southern coastal counties later this morning and will spread across much of Munster and south Leinster, clearing this evening. Highest temperatures of 16 to 20 degrees with fresh, gusty southwest winds.


Clear spells and scattered shower tonight, mainly in Ulster, Connacht and west Munster. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees.


Saturday will start off dry in many areas with sunny spells. Scattered showers in the west and north will extend eastwards and become widespread by early afternoon. They'll continue for the rest of the day. Highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees with moderate to fresh, gusty southwest winds.


Summary: Continuing to be showery and cool but moderate to fresh winds likely to ease somewhat. On Friday night showers will become confined to western and northwestern coasts with good clear spells developing. Lowest temperatures of 10 to 12 degrees in light to moderate southwesterly breezes.Saturday will see further scattered showers with some sunny spells at first but becoming cloudier as showers become more frequent in the west. Top temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees in a mainly moderate southwesterly breeze but fresh and gusty in the northwest and north. Showers will continue through Saturday night and into Sunday becoming widespread and heavy for a time. Top temperatures around 15 to 18 degrees in just light to moderate southwest to southerly breezes. And Monday will be similar with scattered showers and some sunny spells. Showers becoming widespread and possibly heavy again for a time. It will remain cool with top temperatures in the mid to high teens and winds are likely to be just light to moderate.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

Southwest, 20 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 994, Rising slowly

Dublin Airport

Southwest, 15 Knots, Gust 25 Knots, Light rain, 10 Miles, 1000, Steady

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West-Southwest, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 3 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1004, Steady

Roches Point Automatic

West-Southwest, 12 Knots, Cloudy, 7 Miles, 1003, Steady

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Southwest, 17 Knots, Rain shower, 3 Miles, 1003, Steady

Valentia Automatic

West-Southwest, 10 Knots, Fair, 7 Miles, 1003, Steady

Mace Head Automatic

West-Southwest, 28 Knots, Gust 37 Knots, Recent drizzle, 5 Miles, 998, Rising slowly

Belmullet Automatic

West-Southwest, 17 Knots, Cloudy, 7 Miles, 996, Rising slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

West-Southwest, 20 Knots, Wave ht: 1.4 m, 1000, Rising slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

West, 19 Knots, Wave height not available, 993, Rising

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 4.0 m, 998, Steady

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

Small Craft Warning

Southwest winds will reach force 6 or higher this morning on all Irish coastal waters and will continue to reach force 6 later today on coasts from Slyne Head to Erris Head to Malin Head.

Blight Warning

Weather conducive to the spread of potato blight will be prevalent today, this weekend and much of the first week of August.